Management of temporomandibular disorders and occlusion [electronic resource] /
Jeffrey P. Okeson, Professor and Chair, Department of Oral Health Science, Provost's Distinguished Service Professor, Director of the Orofacial Pain Center, College of Dentistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
edition
7th ed.
imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2013.
description
ix, 488 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
ISBN
9780323082204 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2013.
isbn
9780323082204 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the masticatory system -- Functional neuroanatomy and physiology of the masticatory system -- Alignment and occlusion of the dentition -- Mechanics of mandibular movement -- Criteria for optimum functional occlusion -- Determinants of occlusal morphology -- Etiology and identification of functional disturbances in the masticatory system -- Etiology of functional disturbances in the masticatory system -- Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders -- History of and examination for temporomandibular disorders -- Diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders -- Treatment of functional disturbances of the masticatory system -- General considerations in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders -- Treatment of masticatory muscle disorders -- Treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders -- Treatment of chronic mandibular hypomobility and growth disorders -- Occlusal appliance therapy -- Treatment sequencing -- Occlusal therapy -- General considerations in occlusal therapy -- Use of articulators in occlusal therapy -- Selective grinding -- Restorative considerations in occlusal therapy.
catalogue key
10570574
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Covering both new & proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal & TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of both normal & dysfunctional occlusal relationships & masticatory function.
Main Description
Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this bestselling book helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions ensure that you develop a complete understanding of normal occlusion and masticatory function allowing you to better appreciate and manage abnormal occlusion and masticatory dysfunction. With this book's conservative, cost-effective approach, you'll achieve your treatment goals while keeping the best interests of your patients in mind. Provides thorough coverage of physical examination of the masticatory system, as an invaluable aid for diagnosis. Includes diagnostic algorithms for various classes of disorders, as a handy reference for sorting through signs and symptoms of key functional disorders. Depicts treatment principles visually with case examples for each major treatment chapter. Presents a comprehensive discussion of the etiology of temporomandibular disorders, providing background on the causes of chronic orofacial pain. Includes updated references and suggested readings for further research and study. Discusses specific treatment techniques based on the author's expertise in the field. Includes many updated photos and line drawings to showcase techniques. Adds a new section on the use of botulinum toxin to treat chronic pain. Expands discussion of the use of local anesthetic blocks for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.
Main Description
Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this classic text helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions and a new full-color design promote a complete understanding of normal, abnormal, and dysfunctional occlusal relationships and masticatory function and dysfunction. With its conservative, cost-effective approach, this book shows you how to achieve treatment goals while keeping your patients best interests in mind.
Main Description
Covering both new and proven techniques in this rapidly changing field, this classic text helps you provide solutions to many common occlusal and TMD problems. Clear descriptions and a new full-color design promote a complete understanding of normal, abnormal, and dysfunctional occlusal relationships and masticatory function and dysfunction. With its conservative, cost-effective approach, this book shows you how to achieve treatment goals while keeping your patients' best interests in mind. Solid foundation of the anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical aspects of the masticatory system gives you the basic foundation for clinical use. Detailed how-to information on clinical examination, data gathering, and differential diagnosis for temporomandibular disorders helps you learn to correctly plan treatment. Clinical Comment boxes give you critical thinking points and instructions on how to apply these to everyday clinical practice. NEW! Robust Q-website features an image library, case studies, and NBDE-style questions. NEW! Full-color design offers more vivid clinical photos, illustrations, and information. NEW! Major revisions to Part II with specific detail to Etiology provides more up-to-date information on this critical area. NEW! Patient education sheets include the most common TMDs. NEW! Updated treatment algorithms are included for each TMD.

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